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7/6/2015 1:14:23 PM
Fredonia's top official feels the village may be closer to making a decision on whether to get on board with a North County Water project.  Mayor Steve Keefe says they have received the County's response to questions raised by officials concerning the intermunicipal agreement over the project.  Keefe told WDOE News the next step will be another meeting between the county and the village....read more
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2015-07-06 03:06
Firefighters from two area departments responded with State Police to scene of a crash that involved two vehicles on the New York State Thruway in the town of Hanover shortly after 2 pm.  The Thruway Authority reported that the crash forced the closing of Exit 58. There are reports that one vehicle apparently crossed over the center-line of the off ramp and ...read more
2015-07-06 12:48
The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault involving a female youth in the town of Clymer last month.  Deputies say two females, 16 and 18 years of age, are accused of attacking a 17-year-old female from Jamestown during a large party on Wiltsie Road on June 14th.  Deputies issued an appearance ticket for the 16-year-old and have filed for an arrest warrant for th...read more
2015-07-06 10:17
One of the opponents to privatizing the former Chautauqua County Home has passed away.  Joseph Carrus Jr. was 102.  Carrus was over the age of 100 when he attended a number of County Legislature meeting as lawmakers decided the facility's fate.  Carrus, who was a resident of County Home, was among those that spoke out at the meetings. Here are some comments he made at one of the Leg...read more
2015-07-06 06:51
A traffic stop on Alleghany Road in the town of Hanover late Friday night led to two men being charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say they stopped a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Darien Jimerson of Gowanda for a traffic infraction.  Further investigation revealed that Jimerson and a passenger, 18-year-old Emerson Stevens of Lawtons, were ...read more
2015-07-06 06:49
A major fund raiser for the Dunkirk Rotary Club will not be held this year.  The annual Fly-In Breakfast, normally held on the second Sunday in July, will not take off this year because of construction at the airport.  Rotary Club officials say it's been a regular event for over 50 years.  The event should return next year. ...read more
2015-07-06 06:46
David Sweat has been released from Albany Medical Center and is now being housed at the Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus in Seneca County according to state corrections officials.  Sweat and Richard Matt escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Northern New York a month ago, resulting in a large police manhunt.  A federal agent fatally shot Matt, while Sweat suffered...read more
2015-07-06 06:29
The 2016 budget process is underway for Chautauqua County.  That's according to County Executive Vince Horrigan , who says he met this past week with Budget Director Kitty Crow and other members of the county's financial team to officially begin the effort.  In addition, Horrigan says they are moving forward with beginning to implement the recommendations of the county's Deficit Reductio...read more
2015-07-05 10:58
A retired member of the U.S. Senate who was involved in the confirmation of five U.S. Supreme Court Justices says the high court had definitely become "more politicized." Texas Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison retired after her final term following four decades in politics. Hutchison was Friday's featured lecturer at Chautauqua Institution and spoke to the Supreme Court's two recent landmark decisi...read more
2015-07-05 10:37
Dunkirk Police are asking for the public's help in locating the driver who led police on a chase through the city and struck a police car in the process.  Officers say nobody was injured in the incident, which began at the intersection of 2nd Street and Main Street just after 9:15 PM Friday.  The suspect failed to stop for a Dunkirk police vehicle, then led police to a driveway at 613 Le...read more
2015-07-05 10:28
A Clymer man has been charged under Leandra's Law for drunk driving with a child in his vehicle.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers pulled over for speeding on Route 474 in the Town of French Creek just before 6:45 PM Friday.  After an investigation, deputies determined that the driver, Matthew Kern, was intoxicated.  Kern also allegedly had a child under the age of 16 ...read more
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